The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn

Book - 1999
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While attempting to solve the mystery of a stolen jewel, Seikei, a merchant's son who longs to be a samurai, joins a group of kabuki actors in eighteenth-century Japan.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1999
ISBN: 9780399233302
039923330X
Characteristics: 214 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hoobler, Thomas

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cmlibrary_jrobinson Jul 06, 2016

This intriguing story is filled with interesting customs and unforgettable characters.

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DavidHScott
Aug 15, 2012

This is an awesome book about a kid named Seikei who wants to be a Samurai. But unfortunately, only sons of samurai can be samurai, and he's the son of a tea merchant, and so he is destined to become a tea merchant like his father.Everything in his life changes when he witnesses a theft, and is called upon by the Famous Judge Ooka to help investigate the case.

This is a really great story that explains a lot about Japanese history as well.

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